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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Butterflies and Moths
Eurema proterpia (Proterpia sulphur)

 

 

(Proterpia sulphur)
Habitat: Scarce influx species, usually absent but common in flight years.
Food Habits: nectar, water, Highly variable

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Pieridae - Sulphurs and Whites
Genus Eurema
species proterpia
variety Sulphur butterfly

 

 

 

 

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